September 13, 2013: 46...a Good Number and a Win
With a Friday birthday, some work did need to be involved. Since I love what I'm doing, not a bad gig. Garrett and I headed downtown for a full morning and then off to the airport. Back to Denver for GB.
My celebration in Omaha continued. After a a final business meeting, I was greeted with more gifts and a lovely tiara from three mini-princesses. I wore it in their honor for (most of) the rest of the night. Sandy: 3.
Friday night lights awaited; along with some other surprises. I walked in the door of my house to be greeted by an amazing bouquet of flowers from my mom and dad. This annual gift is a pleasure I look forward to and savor until the last bud stops flowering. Zach, Ben and Kathy greeted me as well. Sandy: 4.
All of those years of planning all-boy gi-normous birthday sleepovers have paid off. The boys planned in advance for my big day; bearing gifts and a signed card by the day of the event. My gift basket included an array of colored markers, fruit and nuts snack mix, a water bottle, and a candle. The card was signed by all three with funny notes referring to who was the true favorite child. This is a running joke in our house. "Who's your favorite mom. ME, right?"
My answer, "Of course, its' you, ________ (fill in the blank...Zach, Ben or Grant; depending on who is asking) Sandy: 5.
And then the most coveted gift of all; a Skutt upset of the #1 ranked Elkhorn Antlers. Benny was on fire. All the boys were awesome. There was no better way to ring in the good-ole #46 then among my Skutt contingent watching our boys play hard and with heart. Sandy: 8 (worth an extra point).
When I thought the party was over, there was more. Walking into my home at ten bells, I was greeted with a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Garrett and an amazing card from Stefano. Kathy and I enjoyed a glass of wine and toasted to another good year. Sandy: 10. Bad luck: 0. Friday the 13th B-day? A win :)